Swartz Creek, MI
A 23-year-old female asked:
i ate a protein bar this mornin, now i can't stay awake. i drink alot of water. this always happens after i eat nomatter what or qty. how to avoid ths?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Nonspecific.: Check with your Doctor. You may be needing to get some labwork done. Eating usually triggers Insulin and in some people can cause hypoglycemia, Eating low amounts of food is generally not supposed to trigger this event, There is also other information that a doctor could ask to help him determine what is contributing to this daytime sleepiness. Sleep hygiene is an example.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
I am always exhausted is it possible that's because I don't eat enough protein and drink enough water?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 37 years experience
Yes: It is also possible that you are not getting into the proper stages of sleep for adequate rest. A sleep study may be helpful.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014
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